Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Upper Chattahoochee River Campground

Recreation Activities - A comprehensive list of all recreation opportunities across the national forest, grouped by type of activity or by Ranger District.

Frequently Asked Questions - Got questions about the forest? Please take a look here before you pick up the phone. You'll probably find the answer to your question.

Outdoor Safety in the South - Adventure awaits you on the national forest, but the best adventures are also safe. Know Before You Go - safety is your responsibility.

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Outdoor Fun in the North Georgia Mountains highlights 16 the most popular mountain recreation spots. 

Wilderness - 10 of Georgia’s amazing Wilderness Areas on the national forest offer more than 100,000 acres of solitude! 

Maps - Explore and locate destinations on the forest, including waterfalls and scenic drives. 


At a Glance

Passes: Recreation Passes & Permits - When you are ready to recreate on your national forests and grasslands, determine if your plans require a recreation fee and what types of passes are available. Many recreation sites and activities on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests do not require a fee at all. No matter where you are going on federal public lands, take advantage of the type of pass that will work best for you.

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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Outdoor Learning

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Water Activities

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Lightning can strike unexpectedly. Know when to head indoors.

Weather Conditions on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

Safety is Up to All of Us

Outdoor Safety in the South

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Outdoor Ethics

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Passport in Time is a volunteer service by USDA Forest Service

Passport in Time, a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program.

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Tread Lightly! Get some simple tips on ways to minimize your impact when playing in the outdoors. Link opens in a new window